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  1. Marama Bean Tylosema esculentum

    Marama Bean

    The Marama Bean is a wild plant prized by people living in and around the Kalahari in southern Africa
  2. Red Clover Trifolium pratense

    Red Clover, Peavine Clover, Cowgrass

    Red Clover is a temperate legume native to moist meadows, cool, open forests and field borders of central Europe, India and south of the Russia Arctic. It is now widely cultivated around the world.
  3. Painted Mountain Corn

    Frank Kutka in Montana, USA (who is helping the developer to promote the corn) brought this seed to ECHO’s attention. Frank wrote, "Corn breeder Dave Christensen has developed a corn that will grow quite far north in the USA (Montana). We wondered if some of the traits bred into 'Painted...
  4. Vernonia Vernonia galamensis

    Vernonia, Ironweed

    This oilseed plant originated from eastern Africa. Vernonia is grown in tropical locations that are within 20º of the equator because better seed is produced from flowers under short day conditions.
  5. Gumbo Limbo Bursera simaruba

    Gumbo Limbo, Gomie', Turpentine Tree, Tourist Tree, Gumtree, Gum Elm, West Indian Birch

    Gumbo Limbo is a very hardy, fast growing tree native to the West Indies and Central America. At maturity it reaches 30 m (100 ft). It is tolerant to long periods of drought and is easily propagated.
  6. Tara Caesalpinia spinosa

    Tara, Spiny Holdback, Guarango, Poinciana Spinosa

    Tara was first grown in the southwest portion of the island of Madagascar. It is now found on the continents of Asia, Africa, North and South America. It is a leguminous, spiny, slow-growing shrub which can grow into a tree that can produce seed pods for up to 65 years.
  7. Rhubarb Rheum rhabarbarum

    Rhubarb, Ruibarbo, Taii Wong

    Rhubarb is a perennial leafy vegetable grown for its tart leaf stalks. Rhubarb is used as a cooked vegetable and in pies and sauces. It is usually thought of as a temperate-climate plant but rhubarb can be grown as an annual in subtropical and tropical climates that have a cool season.
  8. Seminole Pumpkin Cucurbita moschata

    Seminole Pumpkin

    Seminole pumpkins are a landrace of Cucurbita moschata that developed in Florida. Naturalists record the conspicuous presence of Seminole Pumpkin fruits hanging from tree limbs during their travels to Florida already in the 18th century. Seminole pumpkins are very well adapted to hot, humid...
  9. Guazuma Guazuma ulmifolia

    West Indian elm, Bay Cedar

    Guazuma is a small to medium-sized tree that grows up to 30 m tall. Its leaves form a compact, rounded canopy, remaining green throughout the year except in areas with a long dry season. It is used as a source of fuelwood, shade, and fodder for livestock.
  10. New Zealand Spinach Tetragonia tetragonoides

    New Zealand Spinach, Tetragonia, Warrigal Greens, Bower Spinach, Ispinaka

    New Zealand Spinach is a vining herbaceous plant grown for the young, succulent leaves and stem tips are an excellent hot weather leafy green. Its growth habit is low and sprawling, reaching 30-40 cm in height and 100-125 cm in circumference.